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Description: The sailboat "Solid Comfort" in full sail, near the shoreline. There are four men standing on top of the cabin. Deckhands are at both ends of the boat. The...
Date: 1859 ca.
Description: A page of Frank Leslie's Illustrated Newspaper detailing the sinking of the sidewheel passenger, Lady Elgin, in 1860. One sketch is of Edward...
Description: Like many southeastern Wisconsin villages, Edgerton was settled by Yankee immigrants in the 1830s. Though this view gives no indication of it, by 1871 toba...
Date: 1892 ca.
Description: Grandpa Conrad C. Brenzel (1863-1933) who operated a tailor shop in Ironwood, Michigan. Seated on the left is Adolph Erickson. Other man unknown.
Date: 1876 ca.
Description: Steroegraph view of Lake Superior scenery and downtown area.
Date: 1899-11-14 before
Description: Interior of the menu for the first dinner of the Six O'Clock Club, with the menu ("The Material Spread") and the program ("The Feast of Reason") in teal bo...
Date: 1862 ca.
Description: Waist-up carte-de-visite portrait of Major General Joseph Hooker. General Hooker received a commission of Brigadier General from President Lincoln followin...
Date: 1890 ca.
Description: Elevated view from across road of Chadbourne Hall on the University of Wisconsin-Madison campus. There is a church building on the right.
Description: Cross section drawing of a Wisconsin lead mine.
Description: View of the Jackson County Courthouse.
Description: Four men in front of tent in the woods. There is a man with a hatchet next to a clothesline between two trees. This is a Centennial encampment on the shore...
Description: Polish immigrants, wearing Polish national dress, with a wagon in Market Square. Other men in the square are wearing suits, long coats, and hats. The women...
Date: 1884 ca.
Description: Cabinet card of Hilda Johnston (1883-1974), age one year, and her father, John Johnston (1836-1904), a successful Milwaukee banker.
Description: Vignetted carte-de-visite portrait of Sarah Fairchild Dean Conover, the daughter of Jairus Fairchild and the sister of Governor Lucius Fairchild. Sarah ma...
Description: View of a large Columbus Day parade from Jackson and Third Streets. In the extreme right foreground is Conrad Althen's Store, and the Anderson and Larson S...
Date: 1883 ca.
Description: The right half of an albumen stereograph of the Dahl and Amundsen families in front of the Amundsen home in Lodi, Wisconsin. From left to right seated are...
Description: Section of the factory at a crossroads with road construction workers outside. Name of company visible on building.
Description: Bird's-eye view of Madison. "Taken from the Water Cure, South Side of Lake Monona, 1855."
Date: 1898 ca.
Description: Sam Fifield's home, known as Evergreen Cottage. He was the editor and proprietor of the Ashland Press.
Description: Elevated view of men and horses standing atop the platform used to load wood into charcoal kilns, also known as pits. These kilns convert cord wood into ch...
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